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Kevin Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. His first movie, Clerks. (1994), was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked. He was only allowed to shoot at night after the store closed. This movie... See full bio »

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 2015 Shooting Clerks (associate producer) (filming)
 2012-2014 Comic Book Men (TV Series) (executive producer - 29 episodes)
- Knights of the Stash (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Certified Guaranty (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Batcycle on Broad (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Esposito Collection (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Trivia Chew-Off (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Emo Kev (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Gooper (Video short) (executive producer)
 2013 The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Get Greedo (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Jay and Silent Bob Go Down Under (TV Movie) (producer)
 2012 Spoilers with Kevin Smith (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- You Don't Know Dick: 'K. Phillip' (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Stiller? I Never Met Her (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Aurora's Dark Knight (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Peter Parker Pecked a Pack of Powers (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Bear Nation (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Popcorn Porn: Watching 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Reaper (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Sucks Less with Kevin Smith (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Season Finale (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Mail Bag (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Kevin's Breakdown (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Drop-Out (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Slappers (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Back to the Well: 'Clerks II' (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 Small Town Gay Bar (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Reel Paradise (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Now You Know (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001 Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2000 Vulgar (executive producer)
 1999 Big Helium Dog (executive producer)
 1999 Tail Lights Fade (executive producer - uncredited)
 1997 A Better Place (executive producer)
 1997 Good Will Hunting (co-executive producer)
 1996 Drawing Flies (executive producer)
 1996 Hiatus (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Clerks. (producer)
 1992 Mae Day: The Crumbling of a Documentary (Short documentary) (producer)
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Provided director's audio commentary on the DVD for Clerks. (1994). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 17 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Silent Bob | Kevin | Kev | Kevin P. Smith

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's too expensive, that's the thing nobody wants to talk about. It is too expensive to make movies. That's not true, it is too expensive to market movies. Making movies is not. You can have 10 bucks to 10 million bucks and if you got a crew, imagination and a lot of people willing to turn in some work next to nothing, you going to have a feature. But you can't get beyond how expensive marketing ... See more »

Trivia:

At the height of controversy over his film Dogma (1999), Kevin Smith and his friend Bryan Johnson participated in a protest against the film at an Eatontown, New Jersey, movie theater. Smith and Johnson hand-made signs that read "'Dogma' is dogshit" and and "To Hell With 'Dogma.'" The protest, which was supposed to attract hundreds of demonstrators, was only attended by about 15 people. Smith was... See more »

Trademark:

Characters often have an obnoxious but loyal and lifelong friend who are often the cause of conflict but ultimately redeem themselves through their actions. (Randal Graves in _Clerks (1994)_ and Clerks II (2006), Brodie in Mallrats (1995), Banky in Chasing Amy (1997), Zack in Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)) See more »

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Silent Bob See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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